Current Exhibitions


Baltimore’s Local Grocer:
Celebrating 75 Years of Eddie’s of Roland Park
On view September 16 – October 24, 2019


Voices of Lombard Street


The Synagogue Speaks

Upcoming Exhibitions


Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling
On View October 27, 2019 – April 26, 2020


Jews in Space:
Members of the Tribe in Orbit
Opens May 31, 2020

 

Jonestown Festival 2019: Hamilton Comes to Jonestown!

Sunday, June 23, 2019, 12pm – 4pm

 Location: Outside the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

 FREE

The fourth annual Jonestown Festival brings to our neighborhood a celebration of our revolutionary roots. The day will feature food vendors, crafts, performances and activities suitable for the whole family, plus of course many of our wonderful Jonestown neighbors.

Throughout the day enjoy:

– Hamilton sing along with Hamiltunes! Interested in singing? Pre-register here. 

– Tours of the historic neighborhood led by Baltimore National Heritage Area rangers

– Performances by PVG Girls (dance) and AMPlified (song)

– Free face painting

– Free admission to explore the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

– Baltimore Hoop Love

– Founding Father historical reenactor

– A chance to meet our Jonestown neighbors!


Our Neighbors and Partners for the Festival!

 

    

        

      

   

  


This project has been financed in part through funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority and managed by the Baltimore National Heritage Area. The heritage area works to promote, preserve, and enhance Baltimore’s historic and cultural legacy and natural resources for current and future generations.

Additional funding has been generously provided by Historic Jonestown.

 


What IS the Jonestown Festival?

The Jonestown Festival is a free annual block party that celebrates one of Baltimore’s most historic neighborhoods. In 2019, we’ll be celebrating the 4th annual Jonestown Festival themed on our revolutionary roots. The day will feature crafts, performances, and activities perfect for the whole family.


Where and When is the 2019 Jonestown Festival?

The Jonestown Festival will be held on Albermarle Street at the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, 844 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202 from 12-4pm on June 23, 2019.


How do I get there?

>If you’re using a GPS/Navigation, we suggest typing 844 E Pratt Street into your navigation system.

>If you’re coming from north of the city, take I-83 south, make a left on Pratt Street

>If you’re coming up I-95, take Pratt Street through Baltimore City – the Festival will be on your right after crossing over Presidents Street.

>If you’re coming from the east, you can take Baltimore Street westbound.

>The Metro Fayette Street stop is just a five minute walk away

>The Orange Route of the Baltimore Circulator stops right next door, in front of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture.

>There are multiple bus stops in our surrounding area.


Where do I park?

You can find neighborhood parking all over Jonestown and in the neighborhood of Little Italy, directly south of the festival. If you’d prefer a garage, the Little Italy garage is located at 400 S Central Ave or the Fayette Street garage is located at 1001 E Fayette St. We have also are able to offer very limited parking in the following spots:

-Lenny’s Delicatessen (now closed)  at 1150 E. Lombard Street.

-Parking lot directly across from the Lenny’s Delicatessen building


What is the Schedule for the Day?

12:00pm: Festival Begins!

12:15pm: Performance by the PVG Girlz

12:30pm: Performance by AMPlified

12:50pm: Hamiltunes Part 1

1:40pm: Intermission (get some water, hit the bathroom, and visit the festival booths!)

2:10: Hamiltunes Part 2

4:00pm: Festival Ends!


What if it rains?

For real-time weather updates, check our twitter and facebook feeds.


Where can I find a bathroom?

Bathrooms will be available inside the Flag House.

The festival will also provide water coolers and the Museum has accessible water fountains inside.